Item - 2020.MM22.3

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on June 29, 2020 without amendments.

MM22.3 - GO Transit/Union Pearson Express-Toronto Transit Commission Discounted Fare Initiative - by Councillor Paul Ainslie, seconded by Councillor Jennifer McKelvie

Decision Type:

City Council Decision

City Council on June 29 and 30, 2020, adopted the following:


1. City Council request the Province of Ontario to continue the GO/Union Pearson Express-Toronto Transit Commission Discounted Fare Initiative agreement with the City of Toronto based on the terms reached and outlined in Item 2017.EX28.6, Advancing Fare Integration, adopted by City Council  at its meeting on November 7, 8 and 9, 2017.

Background Information (City Council)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM22.3 be referred to the Executive Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Jun-30-2020

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM22.3 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 20 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Mike Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, John Filion, Michael Ford, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Cynthia Lai, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Jennifer McKelvie, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Denzil Minnan-Wong, Gord Perks
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Brad Bradford, Paula Fletcher, Jaye Robinson
Source: Toronto City Clerk at